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2003 Margaux Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Margaux - Red - First Growth

France - Bordeaux - Margaux

Red Bordeaux Blend - First Growth
Producer Notes

Chateau Margaux is one of the five First Growths ranked in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification. The neo-Palladian style chateau was built in the 18th century by architect Louis Combes for the Marquis de la Colonilla. Chateau Margaux has been well regarded in history and stands among Thomas Jefferson's favorite chateaux. Since 1977, the estate has been directed by the Mentzelopoulos family with... More »

Score
97
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2007-2025
Bid
8 for sale
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 126
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author taipanli
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.788%
Tasted On 12/23/2010

Very elegant and refined. Superb balance in spite of its youth. Still plenty of evolving to come but this is splendid Chateau Margaux. Will be very happy drinking my stock in 5-10 years. 50+9+8+19+9=95+

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Author Big Winer
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.308%
Tasted On 05/07/2010
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Author gd10102
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 81.457%
Tasted On 09/30/2009
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Author dave1161
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 13.725%
Tasted On 12/24/2008
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Author Brad Coelho
Site / Blog Unidentified Appellation Trust Rating 97.255%
Tasted On 06/18/2008
Drink Dates 04/01/2008

Sweet cherry, vanilla, coffee and soft red fruit nose was inviting, but seemed a tad superficial to me at this point (yeah I know it's primary, but...c'mon). Notes of merlot-esque plummy spice, cola, tobacco and mineral in the palate had me thinking right bank all the way (oops). The focus on the finish improved w/ time, still loaded w/ sweet oak. Tasty as hell, but didn't seem to have the same class as I'd hoped.

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Author Miguel L
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Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 12/25/2007
Drink Dates 2007-2025

Decanted 2 hours before serving, which aided a nose expressing complex, earthy dark fruit. The wine improved in the glass, so very flavorful, elegant, with supple tannins and a long long finish. And, when the roast leg of lamb was served, lived up to the classic Bordeaux pairing. Fantastic. Let's do it again.

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